Lightner, Ryan M. Age 21 of Apple Valley, born on the 4th of July, 1999 in West Allis, WI, passed away November 27, 2020. There are no words to describe the sadness and grief of losing Ryan so soon; his impact on those who were fortunate enough to know him well will live on forever. He had a kindness and warmth that were genuine and profound. He is preceded in death by his biological father, Ryan W. Grosskreuz and his grandfathers: Roger, Michael and Dwight. Ryan will be dearly missed by his mom, Stefanie Martinez- Dixon; dad, Ryan (Gayle) Lightner; brothers, Ethan and Jace; grandmothers: Laura, Maria (Richard), Brenda and Dung (Hung); aunts & uncles: Angela (Rigo), David, Rebecca, Lauren, Kurt, Paul, Michael and Michelle; cousins: Julian, Sebi, Lucy, Elijah, Bino, Paul, Caleb, Maddy and Paige; extended family and his close friend, Dana Marble. Private service will be held. Henry W. Anderson (952) 432-2331

Published on December 6, 2020

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